Gluten-Free Oven-Roasted Coffee Molasses Pork Chops

Oven Roasted Coffee Molasses Pork Chops Recipe

If you love pork chops but can’t stand it when they get all dried out – try oven roasting them, like I did in this Oven Roasted Coffee Molasses Pork Chops recipe!

Roasting is my secret weapon for luscious food, whether it be large cuts of meat, vegetables, or in this case – pork chops. I’m sure there is some scientific reason why roasting makes food taste so good but right now I am less concerned with science than I am about getting dinner on the table!

I start these pork chops in the morning making a marinade of leftover coffee, molasses and a few other ingredients and letting the chops sit in the fridge all day. Then when I get home from work, it’s just a matter of giving the chops a quick sear on the stove, roasting them for about 6 minutes in the oven, and turning the marinade into a delicious sauce. Easy peasy!

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Gluten-Free Oven-Roasted Coffee Molasses Pork Chops
Oven Roasted Coffee Molasses Pork Chops Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
8 hrs 25 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 163 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • 1 cup strong coffee cooled
  • ½ cup Wholesome! Organic Molasses
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1 inch piece fresh ginger finely grated
  • 4 (8 ounces) pork chops 1 inch thick each
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or grapeseed oil
Instructions
  1. Combine the coffee, molasses, vinegar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, and ginger. Pour into a food storage bag. Add the pork chops and refrigerate for 8-10 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Remove the chops from the marinade and pat dry. Season generously with salt and pepper. Pour the marinade into a sauce pan, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until you have about ½ cup of sauce, about 10 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in an oven proof skillet over high heat until very hot. Sear the pork chops for 2-3 minutes or until browned, flip the chops and place the skillet in the oven. Roast for 6 minutes or until the chops reach an internal temperature of 145 degrees on an instant read thermometer. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with the sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Oven Roasted Coffee Molasses Pork Chops Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Sodium 106mg 4%
Potassium 679mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Sugars 31g
Vitamin A 1.5%
Vitamin C 0.7%
Calcium 9.1%
Iron 12.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tags: Apple Cider Vinegar Coffee Dinner Easy Gluten-Free Gluten-Free Recipes Molasses Pork Roasted
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  1. We LOVE pork chops and I can’t wait to try these! I’m putting them on my menu this week :)

    -Cassidy

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